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22 September, 2015

Pairing Suggestions for Indaba Wines

Pairing Suggestions for Indaba Wines
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Last week, I posted about the Cape Classics National Braai Day contest running through September 28, 2015. As promised in that post, here are my reviews of two affordable, and food-ready, Indaba Wines to help you on your quests to compose a winning entry, and most importantly, have a tasty, tasty, fire-cooked braai meal. Obligatory
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3 March, 2010

Buitenverwachting Rhine Riesling 2008—Wine Review

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Buitenverwachting Rhine Riesling 2008 South Africa Even after much swishing, the nose is elusive. Some grass, some lime, maybe. I thought it was bubbly at first, which definitely confused me, but it’s just so bright of a wine that it seems bubbly.  The lime from the nose is there with mellow grapefruit and mint. It’s
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10 November, 2009

South African Wine Dinner at Nana’s (Durham)

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Last Tuesday, we went to Nana’s with a couple of foodie friends for a South African wine dinner. Hope Valley Bottle Shop hosted and a representative from the wines’ importer, Cape Classics, went to bat to handle the sommelier duties.  We met an absolutely wonderful couple at our table who forced us to give them
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